I’m not a fan of the closed academic publications system, so I try to have some form of version of all my papers available for free, as permitted by journal rules.
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Foster, C., 2014. Does Quality Matter for Innovations in Low Income Markets? The Case of the Kenyan Mobile Phone Sector. Technology in Society, 38, 119–129.
Full paper | For pre-publish see DSA conference paper of same name below | Blog summary
Foster, C.G., Heeks, R.B., 2013. Analyzing policy for inclusive innovation: the mobile sector and base-of-the-pyramid markets in Kenya. Innovation and Development, 3, 103–119.
Full paper | Pre-publish version | Blog summary (external)
Foster, C.G., Heeks, R.B., 2013. Conceptualising Inclusive Innovation: Modifying Systems of Innovation Frameworks to Understand Diffusion of New Technology to Low-Income Consumers. European Journal of Development Research, 25, 333–355.
Full paper | Pre-publish version
Foster, C.G., Heeks, R.B., 2010. Researching ICT Micro-Enterprise in Developing Countries: Themes, Wider Concepts and Future Directions. Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries, 43, 1–20.
Foster, C.G., 2013. Does Quality Matter For Diffusion Of Innovations In Low Income Markets? The Case Of The Kenyan Mobile Phone Sector. Presented at the Development Studies Association Conference, Birmingham, UK.
Paper | Presentation
Foster, C.G., 2013. Nurturing User-Producer Interaction: Innovation Flows in a Low Income Mobile Phone Market. Presented at the New Models of Innovation for Development, Manchester, UK.
Paper | Presentation
Foster, C.G., Heeks, R.B., 2012. Analyzing policy for inclusive innovation: the mobile sector and base-of-the-pyramid markets in Kenya. Presented at the GLOBELICS 2012, Huangzhou, China.
See Innovation & Development paper of same name above for latest version
Other Refereed Papers
Maitrot, M., Foster, C.G., 2014. Use of technology in delivering social protection: The Case of M-PESA, in: Rahmen, Z. H., Hulme, D., Maitrot, M., Ragno, L.P. (Eds.), Scaling-up Social Protection in Bangladesh. University Press Limited (UPL), Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Foster, C.G., Heeks, R.B., 2011. Employment and the Mobile Sector in Developing Countries, Background Paper for UNCTAD Information Economy Report 2011. UNCTAD, Geneva, Switzerland.
Foster, C.G., 2011. ICTs and Informal Learning in Developing Countries, Development Informatics Working Paper No. 46. University of Manchester, Manchester, UK.
Foster, C.G., Heeks, R.B., 2010. A Model for Understanding ICT Micro-Enterprise in Developing Countries, Background Paper for UNCTAD Information Economy Report 2010. UNCTAD, Vienna.
Paper (see EJISDC paper above for newest version)
Foster, C.G., 2013. Micro-Enterprises and Inclusive Innovation: A Study of the Kenyan Mobile Phone Sector, PhD Thesis. University of Manchester, Manchester, UK.
Foster, C.G., 2008. ICT’s and Informal Learning in the South, Masters Thesis. IDPM, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK.
Thesis (See development informatics working paper above for summary version)